Q: Don't know the VIN number

asked by on

I am not currently with my vehicle, I am not at the location of my vehicle therefore I can not give the VIN of the vehicle

Hi there. It will be hard to find the vehicle identification (VIN) unless you readily have access to any documentation for your vehicle, such as the registration card, insurance documents, any police reports, or vehicle history reports. Otherwise, you (or someone else) will need to be with the car to find the VIN number. You can find it on the driver’s side door or visible through the windshield on the dashboard on most cars.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Don't know the VIN number

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Does the VIN number have to be in the ECM for the vehicle to run?

Some new ECMs will give you a certain amount of free starts before it will not start unless the VIN is added. I am not sure if this is the case with your ECM but you have a dealer telling...

Q: Q: Where do I find the vehicle identification number?

The vehicle identification number, or VIN, for your car gives a lot of information about the vehicle. You’ll also need it for titling purposes, for insurance and in many other situations. The information contained in the VIN includes where...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.